Kenosha County

  • On Lake Michigan's shore just north of the Illinois border, Kenosha County offers an abundance of outdoor fun!

    On Lake Michigan's shore just north of the Illinois border, Kenosha County offers an abundance of outdoor fun!

Located in the southeast corner of the state, Kenosha County borders Lake Michigan to its east and Illinois to the south. Those with a thirst for knowledge will enjoy Kenosha County’s many museums and historic attractions. The Dinosaur Discovery Museum, Kenosha History Museum and the Civil War Museum will surely captivate the history buff in your family. Seasonally, visitors can enjoy a climb to the top of the lighthouse at the Southport Light Station Museum to learn about Kenosha’s maritime history as a port city on Lake Michigan. Kenosha County also offers many venues where visitors can take in the arts and lots of opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation.